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Foam Rolling for Runners: Lower Body Eight Minute Sequence

FOAM ROLLING FOR RUNNERS This is a lower body sequence that should only take you about eight minutes to perform. You can watch the video, or follow the “Foam rolling for runners: lower body sequence” picture tutorial below. Sit on

Foam Rolling For Lats and Rotator Cuff

Foam rolling your lats, rotator cuff, serratus anterior, and intercostal muscles can help ease your breathing as well as relieve stiffness and tightness in the back and shoulders.   Step 1: Lie on your side with your foam roller in

Thoracic Rotation Exercise for Stiff, Sore Backs

Try out this exercise any time your back is feeling stiff. If will help you get more rotation in the thoracic spine. Extension is also important, but this video focuses on rotation specifically.┬áIf you don’t have a foam roller, you

Alarming New Research About Frozen Shoulder

I ran across an interesting recent article in the American Journal of Sports Medicine that takes a deeper look at what’s happening with frozen shoulder by zooming in to the molecular level. Watch the video below for a summary or

How to Shake Off Post-Flight Soreness

As we approach the holiday season, many of us are looking at one or more airplane trips in our near future. Do you usually feel horrible after a long flight? Does your lower back scream from sitting so long and

Tennis Elbow Exercises

Which Tennis Elbow exercises actually work and which don’t? There is currently only one evidence-based tennis elbow exercise, and it involved using a Therabar or Flexbar. There’s nothing worse than having your physical therapist or chiropractor assign you a tennis

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Female Chiropractor in Oakland California

Have you been looking for a female chiropractor in Oakland California? I recently ran across an interesting study in the journal of Chiropractic and Manual Therapies. It’s the first of it’s kind to look at the differences in treatment outcomes

Why doesn’t foam rolling work anymore for my injury?

Alright, so, have you ever wondered why foam rolling and stretching and ice all of a sudden seem to stop working for certain injuries? Well I’m going to tell you why. The short answer is that we’ve moved on from

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Piper Wai Natural Deodorant Review

The new commercial for Piper Wai Natural Deod0rant got me thinking. Does the aluminum found in antiperspirants really have a link to breast cancer? Or is that just a myth? Here’s a quick summary of the research and my thoughts

Sunny Sunday Strawberry Sparkler

Have you ever found yourself thirsty for something besides water on a warm, lazy Sunday afternoon? And maybe you’re avoiding alcohol and its commonly proffered alternatives of sugary soda or juice. It’s too hot for tea, and iced tea takes

Riverstone Chiropractic is conveniently located on Grand Avenue in Oakland CA. We serve patients from Oakland, Berkeley, Albany, Richmond, Walnut Creek, El Cerrito, Emeryville, San Leandro, Alameda, and surrounding cities in the bay area. Riverstone sports chiropractor Dr. Sandy Baird uses their background in athletics and massage therapy to provide their patients with effective and personalized sports medicine treatments, which include Active Release Techniques, chiropractic treatment, deep tissue massage, and rehabilitation exercises. Riverstone Chiropractic - 3409 Grand Ave #5 Oakland California 94610 - (510) 465-2342